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ER Treating Few Patients During Heat Wave [AUDIO]

ST. CLOUD – With our heat wave continuing, the Emergency Room at St. Cloud Hospital is dealing with heat-related illnesses.

Paul Schoenberg is the ER Director.  He says they’ve mostly been dealing with people who already have respiratory problems.

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Schoenberg says they have not seen an increase in the overall number of patients coming in to the ER, just the types of issues they’re dealing with.  He says if you go inside and you’re still feeling sick after a couple of hours, you might need to seek medical treatment.

Know what signs to look for…

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If you’re feeling sick because of the heat, do you know when it’s time to seek professional help?

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